[Baypiggies] Python video suggestion for July 5 Berkeley & Americas' TIPP meeting?

Chris Rebert cvrebert at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 08:54:47 CEST 2008


On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 11:19 PM, john_re <john_re at fastmail.us> wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Jun 2008 22:08:07 -0700, "Alex Martelli" <aleax at google.com>
> said:
>> Yeah, unfortunately the first talk got cut in the first 10
>> minutes-plus -- I'm working with my colleagues who did the video to
>> see if we can remedy that, but, meanwhile, the start of the
>> presentation should be gotten from my older video of a similar talk
>> that's also on google video under the peculiar title "python for
>> programmer"!-)
>
> 1) Alex:  How specifically do we do that: get the start of the
> presentation from the older video?  What is the cut point/time?  [Any
> chance it would be remedied by July 4 (one day before the Berkeley
> meeting)?]
>
>
> 2) Anyone: Is there a way for a person to download & save a copy of
> these youtube videos for later playback?  That way sites watching the
> video could avoid streaming bottleneck network problems, & people can
> watch the videos without interruptions.

http://www.techcrunch.com/get-youtube-movie/  will download YouTube
videos in .flv format, which can be played by most media players (e.g.
VLC, mplayer)

- Chris

>
>
> 3) So far I've found or been directed to these videos as possibilities
> for the July 5 Berkeley/Americas meeting:
>
> a) BayPIGgies Monthly Meeting: Python on the OLPC XO Laptop
> http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2375256864081352725
>
> b) BayPIGgies Monthly Meeting: Overview of about twenty Python Buzzwords
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWuLftbyrOY
>
> c) Google Developers Day US - Python Design Patterns
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vJJlVBVTFg&feature=related
>
> d) Painless Python for Proficient Programmers
> http://sites.google.com/site/io/painless-python-for-proficient-programmers-part-i
>
> e) OSS Speaker Series: Python for Programmer
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujkzfC2lebA
>
>
> I'm thinking I'll, in advance of the meeting, on the mailing list (which
> I'm working to set up now), ask the meeting attendees which talk they
> would prefer to have for this first multisite meeting.
>
> =====
>> >> What beginning (or maybe intermediate??) python video(s) are available
>> >> for watching over the internet, & which might be best??  For use on July
>> >> 5 Saturday.
>
>> > hey John, Alex Martelli gave a series of talks on Painless Python for
>> > Proficient Programmers at Google IO:
>> >
>> > http://sites.google.com/site/io/painless-python-for-proficient-programmers-part-i
>> >
>> > Thuon Chen
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